An A-Z Index of Windows PowerShell commands

        %                     Alias for ForEach-Object
        ?                     Alias for Where-Object
A
    Get-Acl                   Get permission settings for a file or registry key.
    Set-Acl                   Set permissions.
        Active Directory      Account, Computer, Group and User cmdlets.
    Get-Alias           gal   Return alias names for Cmdlets.
 Export-Alias          epal   Export currently defined aliases to a file.
 Import-Alias          ipal   Import an alias list from a file.
    New-Alias           nal   Create a new alias.
    Set-Alias           sal   Create or change an alias.
    Get-AppvClientPackage     Return App-V Client Packages.
    Get-AppxPackage           List the app packages installed in a user profile.
 Remove-AppxPackage           Remove an app package from a user account.
    Add-AppxProvisionedPackage
 Compress-Archive             Create a new archive/zipped file. [PS 5+]
   Expand-Archive             Extract files from an archive (zipped) file [PS 5+]
   Get-AuthenticodeSignature  Get the signature object associated with a file.
   Set-AuthenticodeSignature  Place a signature in a .ps1 script or other file.
B
       Backup-GPO             Backup group policy objects. (GPOs)
       Begin                  Function BEGIN block.
       BITS                   Background Intelligent Transfer Service cmdlets.
   Enable-BitLocker           Enable encryption for a BitLocker volume.
   Enable-BitLockerAutoUnlock Enable automatic unlocking for a BitLocker volume.
   Resume-Bitlocker           Resume Bitlocker encryption for the specified volume.
  Suspend-BitLocker           Suspend Bitlocker encryption for the specified volume.
      Add-BitLockerKeyProtector  Add a key protector for a BitLocker volume.
   Remove-BitLockerKeyProtector  Remove a key protector from a BitLocker volume.
      Get-BitLockerVolume     Get information about volumes BitLocker can protect.
       Break                  Exit a program loop.
C
     Catch                    Handle a terminating error within a scriptblock.
  Export-Certificate          Export a certificate from a certificate store into a file.
     Get-Certificate          Submit/retrieve a certificate request to an enrollment server and install.
  Import-Certificate          Import one or more certificates into a certificate store.
   Set-Location  cd/chdir/sl  Set the current working location.
   Get-ChildItem   dir/ls/gci Get child items (contents of a folder or registry key).
     Clear-Host    clear/cls  Clear the screen.
     Clear-Item         cli   Remove content from a variable or an alias.
       Get-CimAssociatedInstance  Retrieve CIM instance by an association.
       Get-CimClass     gcls  Get a list of CIM classes in a specific namespace.
  Register-CimIndicationEvent Subscribe to indications using a filter or query expression.
       New-CimInstance  ncim  Create a new instance of a class.
       Get-CimInstance  gcim  Get a managed resource (storage, network, software etc).
    Remove-CimInstance  rcim  Remove a CIM instance from a computer.
       Set-CimInstance  scim  Modify a CIM instance on a CIM server.
    Invoke-CimMethod    icim  Invoke a method of a CIM class or CIM instance.
       Get-CimSession   gcms  Get current CIM session objects.
       New-CimSession   ncms  Create a CIM session.
       New-CimSessionOption   Advanced options for New-CimSession.
    Remove-CimSession   rcms  Remove one or more CIM session objects.
       Get-Clipboard          Get the current Windows clipboard entry.
       Set-Clipboard          Set the current Windows clipboard entry.
       Get-Command      gcm   Retrieve basic information about a command.
    Invoke-Command      icm   Run command.
      Show-Command     shcm   Create PowerShell commands in a graphical command window.
   Measure-Command            Measure running time.
     Trace-Command            Trace an expression or command.
        Add-Computer          Add a computer to the domain.
 Checkpoint-Computer          Create a system restore point (XP)
     Remove-Computer          Remove the local computer from a workgroup or domain.
     Rename-Computer          Rename a computer.
    Restart-Computer          Restart the operating system on a computer.
    Restore-Computer          Restore the computer to a previous state.
       Stop-Computer          Stop (shut down) a computer.
        Get-ComputerInfo      Get system and operating system properties.
Reset-ComputerMachinePassword Reset the machine account password for the computer.
 Test-ComputerSecureChannel   Test and repair the secure channel to the domain.
     Add-Content         ac   Add to the content of the item.
     Get-Content cat/type/gc  Get content from item (specific location).
     Set-Content         sc   Set content in the item (specific location).
   Clear-Content        clc   Remove content from a file/item.
         Continue             Skip just this iteration of a loop.
   Enable-ComputerRestore     Enable System Restore on a drive.
   Disable-ComputerRestore    Disable System Restore on a drive.
  Get-ComputerRestorePoint    Get the restore points on the local computer.
 Test-Connection              Ping one or more computers.
   ConvertFrom-CSV            Convert object properties (in CSV format) into CSV objects.
   ConvertTo-CSV              Convert .NET Framework objects into CSV variable-length strings.
   ConvertFrom-Json           Convert a JSON-formatted string to a custom object.
   ConvertTo-Json             Convert an object to a JSON-formatted string.
   ConvertTo-Html             Convert the input into an HTML table.
   ConvertTo-Xml              Convert the input into XML.
   ConvertFrom-String   cfs   Extract and parse structured properties from a string.
   ConvertFrom-StringData     Convert a string containing key and value pairs into a hash table.
   ConvertFrom-SecureString   Convert a secure string into an encrypted standard string.
   ConvertTo-SecureString     Convert an encrypted standard string into a secure string.
   Copy-Item     copy/cp/ci   Copy an item from a namespace location.
   Export-Counter             Export Performance Counter data to log files.
      Get-Counter             Get performance counter data.
   Import-Counter             Import performance counter log files.
   Get-Credential             Get a security credential (username/password).
   Get-Culture                Get region information (language and keyboard layout).
   Set-Culture                Set the user culture for the current user account.
D
   Get-ChildItem   Dir/ls/gci Get child items (contents of a folder or registry key).
   Get-Date                   Get current date and time.
   Set-Date                   Set system time on the host system.
   Clear-Disk                 Remove all partition information and un-initialize a disk, erasing all data.
   Get-Disk                   Get one or more disks visible to the OS.
   Set-Disk                   Set attributes and update a physical disk.
  Initialize-Disk             Initialize a RAW disk for first use, this enables formatting.
     Mount-DiskImage          Mount a previously created disk image (virtual HD or ISO)
   Remove-Item  Del/erase/rd/rm/rmdir   Delete an item.
  Compare-Object diff/compare   Compare the properties of objects.
     Get-DnsClientCache       Retrieve the content of the local DNS client cache.
   Clear-DnsClientCache       Clear the content of the DNS client cache.
   Get-DnsClientServerAddress  Get a DNS server IP address from the interface TCP/IP properties.
   Set-DnsClientServerAddress  Set a DNS server IP address on the interface TCP/IP properties. 
 Resolve-DnsName              Perform a DNS name query resolution for a specified name.  
     Do                       Loop while a condition is True.
     Get-DscConfiguration     Get the current config. of a node.
     Get-DscLocalConfigurationManager   Get Local Config Manager settings.
     Get-DscResource          Get Desired State Config. resources from a computer.
     New-DSCCheckSum          Create checksum files for DSC docs/resources.
   Start-DscConfiguration     Apply Desired State config to nodes.
E
   Write-Output         echo  Write an object to the pipeline.
         End                  Function END block.
     Get-Event                Get events in the PowerShell event queue.
     New-Event                Create a new event.
  Remove-Event                Delete events from the event queue.
 Unregister-Event             Cancel an event subscription.
    Wait-Event                Wait until a particular event is raised.
   Clear-EventLog             Delete all entries from an event log.
     Get-Eventlog             Get event log data (2003).
   Limit-EventLog             Limit the size of the event log.
     New-Eventlog             Create a new event log and a new event source.
  Remove-EventLog             Delete an event log.
    Show-EventLog             Display an event log.
   Write-EventLog             Write an event to an event log.
     Get-WinEvent             Get event log data (Vista+).
   Get-EventSubscriber        Get event subscribers.
Register-EngineEvent          Subscribe to PowerShell events.
Register-ObjectEvent          Subscribe to .NET events.
   Register-WmiEvent          Subscribe to a WMI event.
   Get-ExecutionPolicy        Get the execution policy for the shell.
   Set-ExecutionPolicy        Change the execution policy (user preference).
   Export-Alias         epal  Export currently defined aliases to a file.
   Export-Clixml              Produce a clixml representation of PowerShell objects.
   Export-Console             Export console configuration to a file.
   Export-Csv          epcsv  Export to Comma Separated Values (spreadsheet).
   Exit-PSSession       Exsn  Exit a PowerShell session.
   Exit                 Exit  Exit a script or exit PowerShell.
F
   -F operator                Format operator.
   Unblock-File               Unblock files downloaded from the Internet.
       Get-FileHash           Compute the hash value for a file.
   ForEach-Object    foreach  Loop through each item in the pipeline ( % ).
   ForEach                    Loop through each item in a collection.
   ForEach method             Loop through each item in a collection.
   For                        Loop through items that match a condition.
   Format-Custom         fc   Format output using a customized view.
   Format-Hex            fhx  Display a file or other input as hexadecimal.
   Format-List           fl   Format output as a list of properties, each on a new line.
   Format-Table          ft   Format output as a table.
   Format-Wide           fw   Format output as a table listing one property only.
  Export-FormatData           Save formatting data from the current session.
     Get-FormatData           Get the formatting data in the current session.
G
   Get-Item              gi   Get a file/registry object (or any other namespace object).
   Get-ChildItem   dir/ls/gci Get child items (contents of a folder or registry key).
    Backup-GPO                Backup group policy objects (GPOs).
   Restore-GPO                Restore one or all GPOs from a GPO backup.
    Import-GPO                Import Group Policy settings into a specified GPO from a GPO backup.
    Group-Object       group  Group objects that contain the same value.
      New-Guid                Create a GUID.
H
   Get-Help            help   Open the help file.
Update-Help                   Download and install the newest help files on your computer.
     Add-History              Add entries to the session history.
   Clear-History       clhy   Delete entries from the session history.
     Get-History  history/h/ghy Get a listing of the session history.
  Invoke-History     r/ihy    Invoke a previously executed Cmdlet.
     Get-Host                 Get host information (PowerShell Version and Region).
   Clear-Host      clear/cls  Clear the screen.
     Out-Host            oh   Send output to the host.
    Read-Host                 Read a line of user input from the host console.
   Write-Host                 Write customized output to the host/screen.
     Get-HotFix               Get Installed hotfixes.
I
   if                         Conditionally perform a command.
   Invoke-CimMethod    icim   Invoke a method of a CIM class or CIM instance.
   Import-Clixml              Import a clixml file and rebuild the PS object.
   Import-Csv         ipcsv   Take values from a CSV list and send objects down the pipeline.
   Import-PfxCertificate      Import certificates and keys from a Personal Information Exchange(PFX) file.
    Write-Information         Specify how PowerShell should handle information stream data.
      Get-InitiatorPort       Get one or more host bus adapter (HBA) initiator ports.
  Install-Module              Download and install one or more modules from an online gallery.
  Install-Package             Install one or more software packages.
   Invoke-Command             Run commands on local and remote computers.
   Invoke-Expression    iex   Run a PowerShell expression.
   Invoke-WebRequest          Get content from a web page.
   Invoke-RestMethod          Send an HTTP or HTTPS request to a RESTful web service.
      Get-NetIPAddress        Get IPAddress configuration
      Get-Item           gi   Get a file object or get a registry (or other namespace) object.
   Invoke-Item           ii   Invoke an executable or open a file (START).
      New-Item   md/mkdir/ni  Create a new item in a namespace.
   Remove-Item  rm/del/erase/rd/ri/rmdir   Remove an item.
      Set-Item           si   Change the value of an item.
    Clear-ItemProperty  clp   Remove the property value from a property.
     Copy-ItemProperty  cpp   Copy a property along with it's value.
      Get-ItemProperty   gp   Retrieve the properties of an object.
     Move-ItemProperty   mp   Move a property from one location to another.
      New-ItemProperty        Set a new property.
   Remove-ItemProperty   rp   Remove a property and its value.
   Rename-ItemProperty  rnp   Renames a property at its location.
      Set-ItemProperty   sp   Set a property at the specified location to a specified value.
  Get-ItemPropertyValue gpv   Get the value for one or more properties of a specified item.
J
       Get-Job          gjb   Get PowerShell background jobs that are running.
   Receive-Job         rcjb   Get PowerShell background job results.
    Remove-Job          rjb   Delete a PowerShell background job.
    Resume-Job         rujb   Restart a suspended job.
     Start-Job         sajb   Start a PowerShell background job.
      Stop-Job         spjb   Stop a PowerShell background job.
      Wait-Job          wjb   Wait for a background job.
   Job Trigger cmdlets        Get/Set Scheduled job triggers.
K
   Stop-Process    kill/spps  Stop a running process.
    Add-KdsRootKey            Generate a new root key for the MS.Group KdsSvc within AD.
L
  Update-List                   Add and remove items from a collection.
     New-LocalGroup             Add a new local security group.
     Get-LocalGroup             Get the local security groups.
  Remove-LocalGroup             Remove a local security group.
  Rename-LocalGroup             Rename a local security group.
     Set-LocalGroup             Change a local security group.
     Add-LocalGroupMember       Add members to a local group.
     Get-LocalGroupMember       Get members from a local group.
     New-LocalUser              Create a local user account.
     Set-LocalUser              Modify a local user account.
     Get-Location    pwd / gl   Get and display the current location.
     Pop-Location        popd   Set the current working location from the stack.
    Push-Location       pushd   Push a location to the stack.
     Set-Location  cd/chdir/sl  Set the current working location.
M
  Send-MailMessage            Send an email message.
   Add-Member                 Add a member to an instance of a PowerShell object.
   Get-Member            gm   Enumerate the properties of an object.
       MessageBox             Display a message box to the user
   Find-Module                Find modules from an online gallery.
    Get-Module          gmo   Get the modules imported to the session.
 Import-Module         ipmo   Add a module to the session.
 Install-Module               Download and install modules from an online repository.
    New-Module          nmo   Create a new dynamic module (only in memory).
 Remove-Module          rmo   Remove a module from the current session.
 Save-Module                  Save a module locally without installing it.
 Get-InstalledModule          Get installed modules on a computer.
 Uninstall-Module             Uninstall a module.
 Update-Module                Download/install a new module version.
 Export-ModuleMember          Export specific module members.
   Move-Item      mv/move/mi  Move an item from one location to another.
    Set-MpPreference          Configure preferences for Windows Defender.
N
   Get-NetAdapter             Get the basic network adapter properties.
   Set-NetAdapter             Set the basic network adapter properties.
  Disable-NetAdapterBinding   Disable a binding to a network adapter.
    Get-NetAdapterVmq         Get the VMQ properties of a network adapter.
    Set-NetAdapterVmq         Set the VMQ properties of a network adapter.
   Test-NetConnection         Display diagnostic information for a connection.
    Get-NetConnectionProfile  Get a connection profile.
    Set-NetConnectionProfile  Set a connection profile.
    Set-NetFirewallProfile    Configure per-profile settings of Windows Firewall.
 Enable-NetFirewallRule       Enable a previously disabled firewall rule.
    Set-NetFirewallRule       Modify existing firewall rules.
    Get-NetFirewallRule       Retrieve firewall rules from the target computer.
    New-NetFirewallRule       Create a new firewall rule and add to a target computer.
    Get-NetIPAddress          Get IP address configuration.
    New-NetIPAddress          Create and configure an IP address.
 Remove-NetIPAddress          Remove an IP address and its configuration.
    Set-NetIPAddress          Modify the configuration of an IP address.
    Get-NetIPConfiguration    Get IP network configuration.
    Get-NetIPInterface        Get an IP interface.
    Set-NetIPInterface        Modify an IP interface.
    New-NetLbfoTeam           Create a new NIC team.
    New-NetNat                Create a NAT object.
    New-NetRoute              Create a route in the IP routing table.
    Get-NetTCPConnection      Get TCP connections.
    Set-NetTCPSetting         Modify a TCP setting.
O
  Compare-Object diff/compare Compare the properties of objects.
    Group-Object       group  Group objects that contain the same value.
  Measure-Object              Measure the properties of an object.
      New-Object              Create a new .Net object.
   Select-Object      select  Select properties of objects.
     Sort-Object        sort  Sort objects by property value.
    Where-Object              Filter the objects passed along the command pipeline.
   Add-OdbcDsn                Add an ODBC DSN.
   Out-Default                Set the destination of default output.
   Out-File                   Send output to a file.
   Out-GridView         ogv   Send output to an interactive table.
   Out-Host              oh   Send output to the host.
   Out-Null                   Send output to null.
   Out-Printer           lp   Send the output to a printer.
   Out-String                 Send objects to the host as strings.
P
       Get-Package            Return a list of all software packages installed using Package Management.
      Find-Package            Find software packages in available package sources.
   Install-Package            Install one or more software packages.
 Uninstall-Package            Uninstall one or more software packages.
   Install-PackageProvider    Install one or more Package Management package providers.
           Param              Script Parameters.
       Get-Partition          Return a list of partition objects.
       New-Partition          Create a new partition on an existing Disk object.
    Resize-Partition          Resize a partition and the underlying file system.
       Set-Partition          Set attributes of a partition: active, read-only, offline.
   Convert-Path        cvpa   Convert a ps path to a provider path.
      Join-Path               Combine a path and one or more child-paths.
   Resolve-Path        rvpa   Resolves the wildcards in a path.
     Split-Path               Return part of a path.
      Test-Path               Return true if the path exists, otherwise return false.
           Pause              Pause and display the message "Press Enter to continue..."
    Invoke-Pester             Invoke Pester to recursively run all tests.
  Export-PfxCertificate       Export a certificate or a PFXData object to a PFX file.
     Get-PfxCertificate       Get pfx certificate information.
     Get-PhysicalDisk         Retrieve a list of Physical Disk objects.
  Remove-PhysicalDisk         Remove a physical disk from a specified storage pool.
     Set-PhysicalDisk         Set attributes on a specific physical disk.
     Get-PnpDevice            Return information about PnP devices.
     Pop-Location      popd   Set the current working location from the stack.
    Push-Location     pushd   Push a location to the stack.
             Powershell       Launch a PowerShell session/run a script.
     Add-Printer              Add a printer to the specified computer.
     Get-Printer              Retrieve a list of printers installed on a computer.
  Remove-Printer              Remove a printer from the specified computer.
     Set-Printer              Update the configuration of an existing printer.
     Add-PrinterDriver        Install a printer driver on the computer.
     Add-PrinterPort          Install a printer port on the computer.
     Get-PrintJob             Retrieve a list of print jobs from the specified printer.
         Process              Function PROCESS block.
     Get-Process     ps/gps   Get a list of processes on a machine.
   Debug-Process              Attach a debugger to a running process.
   Start-Process  start/saps  Start one or more processes.
    Stop-Process   kill/spps  Stop a running process.
    Wait-Process              Wait for a process to stop.
   Enable-PSBreakpoint  ebp   Enable a breakpoint in the current console.
  Disable-PSBreakpoint  dbp   Disable a breakpoint in the current console.
      Get-PSBreakpoint  gbp   Get the currently set breakpoints.
      Set-PSBreakpoint  sbp   Set a breakpoint on a line, command, or variable.
   Remove-PSBreakpoint  rbp   Delete breakpoints from the current console.
      Get-PSCallStack   gcs   Display the current call stack.
      Get-PSDrive       gdr   Get drive information (DriveInfo).
      New-PSDrive   mount/ndr Create a mapped network drive.
   Remove-PSDrive       rdr   Remove a provider/drive from its location.
      Get-PSProvider          Get information for the specified provider.
      Set-PSdebug             Turn script debugging on or off.
  Disable-PSRemoting          Disable remote session configuration on the local computer.
   Enable-PSRemoting          Configure the computer to receive remote commands.
      Get-PSRepository        Get PowerShell repositories.
 Register-PSRepository        Register a PowerShell repository.
      Set-PSRepository        Set values for a registered repository.
  Connect-PSSession  cnsn     Reconnect to a disconnected session.
Disconnect-PSSession dnsn     Disconnect from a session.
    Enter-PSSession  etsn     Start an interactive session with a remote computer.
     Exit-PSSession  exsn     End an interactive session with a remote computer.
   Export-PSSession  epsn     Import commands and save them in a PowerShell module.
      Get-PSSession   gsn     Get the PSSessions in the current session.
   Import-PSSession  ipsn     Import commands from another session.
      New-PSSession   nsn     Create a persistent connection to a local or remote computer.
   Remove-PSSession   rsn     Close PowerShell sessions.
    Disable-PSSessionConfiguration  Disable session configurations on the local computer.
     Enable-PSSessionConfiguration  Enable session configurations on the local computer.
        Get-PSSessionConfiguration  Get the registered PS session configuration.
   Register-PSSessionConfiguration  Create and register a new PS session configuration.
        Set-PSSessionConfiguration  Change properties of a registered session configuration.
 Unregister-PSSessionConfiguration  Delete registered PS session configuration.
    New-PSSessionConfigurationFile  Create a file that defines a session configuration.
        New-PSSessionOption         Advanced options for a PSSession.
   Add-PsSnapIn        asnp   Add snap-ins to the console.
   Get-PsSnapin        gsnp   List PowerShell snap-ins on this computer.
   Remove-PSSnapin     rsnp   Remove PowerShell snap-ins from the console.
R
   Get-Random                 Get a random number.
   Read-Host                  Read a line of input from the host console.
   Remove-Item  rm/del/erase/rd/ri/rmdir   Remove an item.
   Rename-Item      ren/rni   Change the name of an existing item.
   Rename-ItemProperty        Rename a property of an item.
   Restart-Computer           Restart the operating system on a computer.
   Return                     Exit the current scope, (function, script, or script block).
   Run/Call             &     Run a command (call operator).
S
   Scheduler cmdlets          Get/Set scheduled jobs.
  Confirm-SecureBootUEFI      Confirm that Secure Boot is enabled on the local computer.
   Select-Object     select   Select properties of objects.
   Select-XML                 Find text in an XML string or document.
  New-SelfSignedCertificate   Create a new self-signed certificate for testing purposes.
   Send-MailMessage           Send an email message.
       Get-Service      gsv   Get a list of services.
       New-Service            Create a new service.
   Restart-Service            Stop and then restart a service.
    Resume-Service            Resume a suspended service.
       Set-Service            Change the start mode/properties of a service.
     Start-Service     sasv   Start a stopped service.
      Stop-Service     spsv   Stop a running service.
   Suspend-Service            Suspend a running service.
   Sort-Object         sort   Sort objects by property value.
    Get-SmbConnection         Retrieve the connections established from the SMB client to the SMB servers.
    Get-SmbOpenFile           Information about files that are open on behalf of SMB server clients.
    Get-SMBMapping            Get an SMB mapping.
    New-SmbMapping            Create an SMB mapping.
 Remove-SmbMapping            Remove an SMB mapping.
    Get-SmbSession            Retrieve information about current SMB sessions.
 Set-SmbClientConfiguration   Set the SMB client configuration.
 Get-SmbServerConfiguration   Get the SMB Server configuration.
 Set-SmbServerConfiguration   Set the SMB Server configuration.
    Get-SmbShare              Retrieve the SMB shares on the computer.
    Set-SmbShare              Modify the properties of an SMB share.     
    New-SmbShare              Create an SMB share.
    Get-SmbShareAccess        Retrieve the ACL of an SMB share.
  Grant-SmbShareAccess        Add an allow ACE for a trustee to the security descriptor of the SMB share.
   Set-StrictMode             Enforce coding rules in expressions & scripts.
      Get-StartApps           Get the names and IDs of apps installed on the Start Menu.
   Export-StartLayout         Export layout of the Start screen as an .xml file.
   Import-StartLayout         Import the layout of the Start into a mounted Windows image.
   Start-Sleep        sleep   Suspend shell, script, or runspace activity.
   Get-StorageJob             Information about long-running Storage module jobs, such as a repair task.
   New-StoragePool            Create a new storage pool using a group of physical disks.
   Switch                     Check multiple conditions.
   ConvertFrom-StringData     Convert a here-string into a hash table.
   Select-String              Search through strings or files for patterns.
T
   Tee-Object           tee   Send input objects to two places.
   New-Timespan               Create a timespan object.
   Get-TimeZone         gtz   Get the current time zone or a list of available time zones.
   Set-TimeZone         stz   Set the system time zone to a specified time zone.
   Get-TlsCipherSuite         Get the list of cipher suites for TLS for a computer.
   Get-Tpm                    Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
   Trace-Command              Trace an expression or command.
   Get-Tracesource            Get components that are instrumented for tracing.
   Set-Tracesource            Trace a PowerShell component.
     Start-Transaction        Start a new transaction.
  Complete-Transaction        Commit the transaction.
       Get-Transaction        Get information about the active transaction.
       Use-Transaction        Add a command or expression to the transaction.
      Undo-Transaction        Roll back a transaction.
   Start-Transcript           Start a transcript of a command shell session.
    Stop-Transcript           Stop the transcription process.
         Trap                 Handle a terminating error.
         Try ... Catch        Handle a terminating error within a scriptblock.
     Add-Type                 Add a .NET Framework type to a PowerShell session.
   Update-TypeData            Update extended type configuration.
U
   Get-Uiculture              Get the ui culture information.
       Unblock-File           Unblock files downloaded from the Internet.
   Get-Unique            gu   Get the unique items in a collection.
    Update-Formatdata         Update and append format data files.
    Update-Help               Download and install help files.
    Update-Typedata           Update the current extended type configuration.
V
   Clear-Variable       clv   Remove the value from a variable.
     Get-Variable        gv   Get a PowerShell variable.
     New-Variable        nv   Create a new variable.
  Remove-Variable        rv   Remove a variable and its value.
     Set-Variable    set/sv   Set a variable and a value.
     Get-VirtualDisk          Return a list of VirtualDisks across storage pools/providers.
     New-VirtualDisk          Create a new virtual disk in the specified storage pool.
      Get-Volume              Get the specified Volume object, or all Volume objects.
   Format-Volume              Format one or more volumes.
      New-Volume              Create a volume with the specified file system.
 Optimize-Volume              Optimize a volume.
   Repair-Volume              Perform repairs on a volume.
      Add-VpnConnection       Add a VPN connection to the Connection Manager phone book.
      Get-VpnConnection       Retrieve the specified VPN connection profile information.
      Set-VpnConnection       Change the config. of a VPN connection profile.
      Add-VpnConnectionRoute  Add a route to a VPN connection.
W
Checkpoint-WebApplicationMonitoring Create a checkpoint for an IIS web app.
 Get-WebApplicationMonitoringStatus Get the monitoring status of web apps.
 New-WebServiceProxy          Create a Web service proxy object.
Invoke-WebRequest             Get content from a web page.
   Where-Object      where/?  Filter input from the pipeline.
   Where method               Filter objects from a collection.
   While                      Loop while a condition is True.
     Add-WindowsCapability    Install a Windows capability package on the specified OS image.
     Get-WindowsCapability    Get capabilities for an image or a running OS.
  Remove-WindowsCapability    Uninstall a Windows capability package from an image.
  Export-WindowsDriver
     Add-WindowsFeature       Install roles, role services, and features. (Server 2008 R2).
      Get-WindowsFeature      Retrieve roles, role services, and features.
 Install-WindowsFeature       Install roles, role services, or features (Server 2012 R2).
Uninstall-WindowsFeature      Uninstall/remove roles, role services, and features (2012 R2)
   Mount-WindowsImage         Mount a Windows image (WIM or VHD file) to a directory on the local computer.
  Repair-WindowsImage         Repair a Windows image in a WIM or VHD file.
Disable-WindowsOptionalFeature Disable a feature in a Windows image.
Enable-WindowsOptionalFeature Enable a feature in a Windows image.
   Get-WindowsOptionalFeature Get information about optional features in a Windows image.
   Add-WindowsPackage         Add a single .cab or .msu file to a Windows image.
   Get-WindowsPackage         Get information about packages in a Windows image.
   Get-WindowsUpdateLog       Merge Windows Update .etl files into a single log file.
   Set-WinSystemLocale        Set the system locale for the current computer.
   Set-WinUserLanguageList    Set the language list/properties for the current user.
   Write-Debug                Write a debug message to the console (5).
   Write-Error                Write an object to the error pipeline (2).
   Write-Host                 Display text on screen.
   Write-Information          Write to the information data stream (6).
   Write-Output   write/echo  Write an object to the pipeline (1).
   Write-Progress             Display a progress bar.
   Write-Verbose              Write a string to the host's verbose display (4).
   Write-Warning              Write a warning string (3) in reverse video to the display.
    Set-WmiInstance           Create or update an instance of an existing WMI class.
 Invoke-WmiMethod      iwmi   Call WMI methods.
    Get-WmiObject      gwmi   Get WMI class information.
 Remove-WmiObject      rwmi   Delete an instance of a WMI class.
    Connect-WSMan             Connect to the WinRM service on a remote computer.
 Disconnect-WSMan             Disconnect from the WinRM service on a remote computer.
       Test-WSMan             Test if a computer is setup to receive remote commands.
  Invoke-WSManAction          Invoke an action on a specified object.
 Disable-WSManCredSSP         Disable Credential Security Service Provider (SSP) authentication.
  Enable-WSManCredSSP         Enable Credential SSP authentication.
     Get-WSManCredSSP         Get the Credential SSP configuration.
   New-WSManInstance          Create a new instance of a management resource.
   Get-WSManInstance          Display management information (XML or value).
   Set-WSManInstance          Modify the management information related to a resource.
Remove-WSManInstance          Delete a management resource instance.
   Set-WSManQuickConfig       Configure the local computer for remote management.
   New-WSManSessionOption     Options for WSMan commands.
Z
   Zipfile                    Compress or Extract zip files.
       #                      Comment / Remark.
       . (source)             Run a command script in the current shell.
       & (call)               Run a command, script or function.
       %                      Alias for ForEach-Object.
       --%                    Stop parsing input.
       ?                      Alias for Where-Object.
       $variable = "value"    Define a variable  also: ${n!a#me} = "value".
       $_                     The current pipeline object.
       @(...)                 Force an expression to be evaluated as an array.
       `                      Escape or Continue on the next line.

The cmdlets above are listed in A-Z order, matching the Verb- and/or -Noun and/or Alias of the cmdlet (so some duplicates).
To scroll this page, press [ a – z ] on the keyboard, also on the detail pages [s] = syntax [e] = examples, [\] = Search.

PowerShell can also run all the standard CMD commands (external commands), .cmd batch files will run within a CMD.exe shell (so can include internal CMD commands), plus all Resource Kit utilities. VBScripts can be run via cscript. [ Examples ]

Active Directory cmdlets.
Websites, additional Cmdlets, Utilities and Books for PowerShell.
SS64 forum.


 
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